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The Revengers Tragedy: Thomas Middleton / Cyril Tourneur / Edition 1
     

The Revengers Tragedy: Thomas Middleton / Cyril Tourneur / Edition 1

by Thomas Middleton, Cyril Tourneur, C. R. A. Foakes, R. A. Foakes
 

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ISBN-10: 0719043751

ISBN-13: 9780719043758

Pub. Date: 05/15/1996

Publisher: Manchester University Press


This play depicts a morally corrupt world where the desire for justice is contaminated by the obsession for revenge. The characters take pleasure in watching adultery, incest and murder. The play's chief moral spokesman, Vindice, is at the same time enamoured of and disgusted by, the luxury of the court.

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This play depicts a morally corrupt world where the desire for justice is contaminated by the obsession for revenge. The characters take pleasure in watching adultery, incest and murder. The play's chief moral spokesman, Vindice, is at the same time enamoured of and disgusted by, the luxury of the court.

Locating the play in relation to the best recent criticism, and exploring its complexities with a contemporary eye, furthers the reputation of these comprehensive student editions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780719043758
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
Publication date:
05/15/1996
Series:
Revels Student Editions Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
142
Product dimensions:
7.60(w) x 5.10(h) x 0.50(d)

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